COLOMBIA – New Special Stay Permit for Venezuelan Nationals

Effective 3 August 2017, certain Venezuelan nationals already in Colombia will be able to apply online for a Special Stay Permit (PEP), allowing them to stay and work in Colombia for up to two years.

The PEP will be issued to qualifying applicants between 3 August and 31 October 2017 and is part of the Colombian government’s attempts to manage increased immigration from Venezuela as a result of the ongoing political stability in the latter country.

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This news alert was prepared using information provided by Tannus & Asociados and Brigard and Urrutia.

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